Cabool Classic tournament for varsity boys & girls next week

Both gyms at Cabool High School will be busy next week as the Cabool Classic gets underway with divisions for boys’ and girls’ varsity teams. The schedule for the boys’ division is: Monday, January 18 Alumni Gym 4:00 p.m. Norwood vs. Koshkonong 5:30 p.m. Galena vs. Couch 7:00 p.m. Van Buren vs. Houston 8:30 p.m.…

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Cabool Education Foundation awards nine classroom grants

Cabool Education Foundation awarded nine Cabool Schools teachers grants for special projects each is developing. “This grant round we were able to fully fund every application,” a CEF spokesperson said. “We know the chances of that happening every year are slim, but we are extremely grateful that we were able to do so during this…

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Filing period closes Tuesday for April elections

A second candidate filed for Cabool Board of Education this past week. Two school board posts are among several local offices that will be decided in the April 6 election. The filing period runs through next Tuesday, January 19. Post to be decided in the April election include: Cabool School Board Two seats on the…

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Bloodmobile coming next Tuesday

All donors possible are asked to turn out for next Tuesday’s visit of the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks bloodmobile. The bloodmobile will be at First Baptist Church Family Life Center on Ozark Street Tuesday, January 19, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. All donors will receive a blue long-sleeved t-shirt, and participants will be…

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Superintendent’s contract extended through 2023-24 school year

The superintendent’s contract was extended one year and two school staff positions were filled in a closed session of Cabool Board of Education Monday evening. A one-year extension of Dr. Karl Janson’s contact was approved, which will run his contract through the 2023-24 school year. Samantha Turnbull was hired as an early childhood paraprofessional for…

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City sales tax revenue up in 2020

Revenue from the City of Cabool’s one-cent and transportation sales taxes was up 2.5% in 2020, according to the latest figures from Missouri Department of Revenue. The city’s one-cent sales tax brought in $24,494.21 in December, for a total of $342,457.30 for 2020. That compares to $334,105.68 for 2019 and $321,636.08 for 2018. Collections of…

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Your CHS basketball cheerleaders

The 2020-21 Cabool High School basketball cheerleaders are, front row from left, Lilianna Kuehner, Adrian Roberts and Miranda Juarez-Soto; back row, Jorja Howell, Destiney Ivy, Coach Jennifer Collins, Maddison Williams and Haily Black.

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JV Bulldogs takes second in Seymour tournament

Cabool’s junior varsity boys brought home second place from the Seymour Bank Winter Classic last week. The JV Bulldogs opened against Lighthouse Christian on Monday, January 4, and won 33-28. Top scorer was Aceton Gonzales with 9, and Caleb Graven led in rebounds with 7. On Friday, January 8, Cabool played Chadwick and won 32-29.…

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Danna Smith, 70 – Passed January 10, 2021

Danna Smith, 70, of Cabool, Missouri, departed this life on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com. A complete…

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Donald Clay Morgan, 70 – Passed January 7, 2021

  Donald Clay Morgan, 70, of Bucyrus, Missouri, went to his eternal home on January 7, 2021. He was born to Victory and Eula McKee Morgan on February 13, 1950 in Hartshorn, Missouri. He graduated from Houston High School in 1968. Don joined the United States Marines December 9, 1969 serving until September 10, 1971.…

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